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Proofreader

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Our publishing client is seeking a qualified Proofreader to work on location in South St. Paul, MN. This candidate will support one of our large, national clients, and is responsible for examining all copy and proofs generated in production. The Proofreader verifies the accuracy of content, markdowns, formatting and versioning. The Proofreader ensures that all Quad/Graphics and client quality and production standards are met prior to submitting proofs to the client or the printer.

Responsibilities:
• Proofread and mark up all proofs generated in production. This applies to new work and correction cycles
• Review all copy for adherence to the Editing Style Guide
• Check corrections made to pages to verify accuracy
• Periodically update Editing Style Guide
• Understand departmental workflow and react swiftly to changing priorities
• Maintain confidentiality as required
• Edit and price initial and final versions of catalog pages
• Work with Merchandising and Products groups


Qualifications
• 2 years of experience in proofreading – catalog production experience a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, English (or equivalent) preferred
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suites
• Strong grammar, spelling and punctuation skills
• Able to work collaboratively with other writing and design team members
• Strong organizational skills with ability to successfully juggle and deliver multiple projects and proactively communicate status and issues
• Must be detail and deadline oriented.
• Self-starter with ability to self-direct

Remote workers will not be considered. If interested, please apply and include a paragraph on why you would be a good fit.

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